Sponsor a refugee
with "Meetings and Leisure" programs

Sponsor a refugee

with 
"Meetings and Leisure" programs

Last update11 mars 2022

What is it?

Are you a citizen aiming to volunteer to facilitate the integration of a refugee? The French Government wish to help you make this commitment a reality.

The “Meetings and Leisure” sponsorship is an opportunity to get involved with a refugee, to promote their integration and to encourage their empowerment. It is also being able to help them improve their language skills in French and allow them to discover French society by organizing regular meetings and leisure activities (trips to the museum, to the cinema, visits to monuments, readings, sports activities. , etc.).

Citizen sponsorship programs are aimed at anyone - young people, students, professionals, adults, etc. - willing to get involved with refugees. The only essential criteria remains the motivation of the future sponsor who will have to give his time to accompany and meet regularly with the sponsored person.

However, you will in no way have to replace the social worker, the goal being to promote the creation of social links and to develop a privileged relationship with the sponsored person.

Please note: Do you want to use your skills for the benefit of refugees? Other sponsorship schemes (employment, education...) will soon be available!

Who is it for?

Target audience
For all
Age required
More than 16 years
How much does it cost?
Free
Action zone

France entière

Target audience
For all
Age required
More than 16 years
How much does it cost?
Free
Action zone

France entière

Why is it interesting?

Help the integration of a refugee

You will organize activities to facilitate their integration into French society. Your company as well as the meeting of other French-speaking people, thanks to you, will allow him to improve his language skills.

Learn from new encounters

Sponsoring a refugee will allow you to meet new people, different from your usual social circle.

Discover new cultures

In addition to participating in a mission that will help the refugee, you will be able to discover new cultures (traditions, history, cooking, music, etc.), or even learn another language, for example.

How do I get involved?

Contact a structure near you

Identify the sponsor program that suits you best and is located near you by using the interactive map below.

Click on the device of your choice, you will obtain the details of the organization in order to contact it and get involved!

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Responsable

Ministère de l'Intérieur

Partenaires

Direction générale des étrangers en France (DGEF)
Délégation interministérielle pour l'accueil et l'intégration des réfugiés (Diair)

Responsable

Ministère de l'Intérieur

Partenaires

Direction générale des étrangers en France (DGEF)

Délégation interministérielle pour l'accueil et l'intégration des réfugiés (Diair)